Ballybeg Horticulture Initiative

Ballybeg Horticulture Initiative

This Local Training Initiative is an WWETB funded training program run by Ballybeg Development Association where participants can share a garden space, learn from each other and gain skills necessary to tend their own garden, grow their own produce and perhaps go on to further training or set up a business or gain employment. The course is accredited by QQI and participants will gain full Major Awards at Level 4 and Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Typical Content (Varies according to Award Level)

o Plant Identification, Care & Maintenance

o Safe Horticultural Practice

o Information Technology Skills

o Teamworking

o Customer Service

o Horticultural Science

o Horticultural Tools and Equipment

o Hard Landscape Construction

For More Information Contact

Ballybeg CDP Horticulture Initiative, The Parish Centre, Ballybeg, Waterford. 051-350100

BBCDP Manager; Liz Riches

Horticulture Initiative Co-ordinator; Sean O’Driscoll

Assistant Co-ordinators; Elaine Maher & Jane Kavanagh